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ANTHEM

SERMON
“For Those Tears I Died”
“Recalled – To Life!”
Rhonda Peterson
Gary Withrow
First United Methodist Church
HYMN OF INVITATION “This is a Day of New Beginnings” # 383 UMH of Spiro
HOLY COMMUNION “Bread of the World” #624 UMH
Main and Broadway PO Box 427 Spiro, Oklahoma 74959
† DISMISSAL WITH BLESSING
Church Phone: 918.962.2538 Parsonage: 918.962.5445
† POSTLUDE “Faith of Our Fathers” # 710 UMH Pastor’s Cell: 918.839.7568

To Know Christ and Make Him Known


THIS WEEK AT SPIRO FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

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Tuesday November 3
Nurture and Outreach Meeting 6:30 pm
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Wednesday November 4
UMW Meets 10:00 am
Prayer Group Meets 2:00 pm
Youth Meets 6:30 pm
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Thursday, November 5
Boy Scouts meet 6:30 pm
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Saturday, November 6
Worship Practice 9:00 am
Spaghetti Dinner / Holiday Bazaar 4:00 to 7:00 pm
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Sunday, November 8
Sunday School 9:45 am
Morning Worship 11:10 am
Looking Ahead
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14 – Susanna’s Closet Open Serving the Community Since 1899
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18 – Circle of Care Meets
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20 and 21 – Delivery of Holiday Meals Every Member A Minister
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22 – Church Family Thanksgiving Luncheon after morning worship, Christ the King Gary Withrow Pastor
Sunday. Rhonda Peterson Worship Leader
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29 – 1 Sunday of Advent Worship Service; Hanging of the Greens Evening David Peterson Liturgist
Service Lynne Balzer Guitar
UMW still has pecans, both halves and pieces, they are offering for $8 Kathleen Cameron Keyboard
a pkg. – reg. $10. Good time to get some for the pies coming up soon! Dorothy Tolsdorf Autoharp
ORDER OF WORSHIP them into the inexpressible joys you have prepared for those who love you,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.
Sunday, November 1, 2009
† AFFIRMATION OF FAITH “The Apostles Creed” # 881 UMH
All Saints Day
I believe in God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth;
In our prayer time today we will honor those from among our congregation who
have gone on to be with the Lord during this past year: And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and
Vivian Hunter – 12/27/2008 buried; the third day he rose from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and sitteth
Pauline Skinner – 3/29/2009 at the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence he shall come to judge
Hardy Pantellup – 8/28/2009 the quick and the dead.
Reba Armstrong – 10/19/2009
I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints,
† Please stand as you are able. the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting.
Amen.
GATHERING, WELCOME, ANNOUNCEMENTS, JOYS
† “Gloria Patri” (Glory Be to the Father) # 70 UMH
PRELUDE “For All the Saints” # 711 UMH
PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST AND FELLOWSHIP
Entrance of the Christ Light
OFFERING / † DOXOLOGY “Come, Let Us Join Our Friends Above” # 709 UMH
CALL TO WORSHIP
SCRIPTURE READING Psalm 24
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy
This is the word of God for the people of God.
Spirit be with you all.
Thanks be to God.
And also with you.
WORDS OF ASSURANCE / REMEMBRANCE OF ALL THE SAINTS
We will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on our lips.
PASTORAL PRAYER
We will boast in the Lord and be glad and rejoice.
Let us glorify the Lord together; let us exalt his name! THE LORD’S PRAYER (in unison)

Come, all those who are weary and burdened. It is here you will find rest for Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come, thy will
your souls, through Christ Jesus the Lord. Amen. be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us
our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. Lead us not into
† OPENING HYMN “I Sing a Song of the Saints of God” # 712 UMH temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the Kingdom and the power and
the glory forever. AMEN.
† OPENING PRAYER (in unison)
PRAYER RESPONSE “Holy Holy Holy” Bulletin Insert
Almighty God, your people of all the ages live and praise you without ceasing.
In our communion with you, we have communion with generations past and † HYMN OF PREPARATION “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” # 384 UMH
generations yet unborn. Before your throne we are one with a great multitude
which no one could number, and in praising you we join with those from every SCRIPTURE READING John 11:32-44
nation, tribe, and tongue. Grant to your church on earth that as we celebrate the This is the word of God for the people of God.
triumph of your saints in glory we may profit by their example and enter with
Thanks be to God.